Newfoundland and Labrador

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The House of Assembly convened for the Fall sitting on November 19th, 2012 following a cabinet shuffle in October. Included in the shuffle were:

* Thomas W. Marshall appointed Attorney General, retaining his responsibilities as Minister of Finance, President of Treasury Board, Minister Responsible for the Human Resource Secretariat, Minister Responsible for the Public Service Commission, and Minister Responsible for the Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corporation;

* Tom Hedderson, formerly Minister of Transportation and Works, appointed Minister of Environment and Conservation, Minister Responsible for the Multi-Materials Stewardship Board and Minister Responsible for the Office of Climate Change, Energy Efficiency and Emissions Trading;

* Darin King, formerly Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, appointed Minister of Justice, Government House Leader, and Minister Responsible for the Labour Relations Agency;

* Felix Collins, formerly Minister of Justice and Attorney General, appointed Minister for Intergovernmental and Aboriginal Affairs;

* Terry French, formerly Minister of Environment and Conservation, appointed Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation;

* Derrick Dalley, formerly Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation appointed Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture;

* Keith Hutchings, appointed Minister Responsible for the Office of Public Engagement and Deputy House Leader retaining his existing duties as Minister of Innovation, Business and Rural Development and Minister Responsible for the Research & Development Corporation;

* Paul Davis, formerly Minister of Service NL, appointed Minister of Transportation and Works and Minister Responsible for the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation. and

* Nick McGrath, appointed Minister of Service NL, Minister Responsible for the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission, Minister Responsible for the Office of the Chief Information Officer and Minister Responsible for the Government Purchasing Agency retaining his responsibilities as Minister Responsible for Labrador Affairs. …